imperium

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

im·pe·ri·um

noun \im-ˈpir-ē-əm\

Definition of IMPERIUM

1
a :  supreme power or absolute dominion :  control
b :  empire 1
c :  empire 2
2
:  the right to command or to employ the force of the state :  sovereignty

Examples of IMPERIUM

  1. <a nation whose economic imperium waned after the war>

Origin of IMPERIUM

Latin — more at empire
First Known Use: 1651

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